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Recently, Google has decided to move away from Google+ and started increasing the interactive aspects of its Google My Business platform. Over the last few years, Google has focused on optimizing the search engine results pages (SERPs) for local businesses through Google My Business and its Google Maps features. Now, Google is taking the next step in focusing on the searchers themselves.

In order to keep your listing information up to date and relevant, your organization’s Google My Business account needs to be maintained on a regular basis. Ensuring that all information is accurate within your main business profile is your first priority. This information feeds directly to Google Search and Maps. Once your basic information is accurate, consider implementing additional features offered by the platform.

Generation X

For years we have been strategizing on how to effectively market senior living and active adult communities to the Silent Generation and Baby Boomers. As marketers we’ve developed an understanding for their likes and dislikes, and the ways in which they best receive information.

Many of the world’s biggest brands have shifted their sights to targeting the Millennial demographic and making lifelong customers out of its members. But a few companies have taken a different approach. With Baby Boomers retaining the most spending power among all generations for the foreseeable future, a handful of brands of spotted the opportunities that marketing to baby boomers offers and have adapted their strategy accordingly.

You can apply these same strategies when marketing to Baby Boomers in the senior living industry.

Hand holding takeout bag that says SMASK take aways

It’s hard not to look forward to this time of year. But while many people anticipate fall festivities and the aroma of pumpkin spice, I usually find myself counting down the days to the fall conference season. I had the opportunity to attend the Senior Care Marketing Sales Summit (SMASH) for the first time from Oct. 1 through Oct. 3,…

Two older ladies with shopping bags

The Baby Boomer consumer generation is unlike any other generation of consumers that came before it. This is especially true when it comes to their purchasing habits. With the knowledge that consumers ages 65+ will continue to have the most spending power of any other generation in the US for the foreseeable, many retail brands are adjusting their strategies for marketing to Baby Boomers. In this month’s roundup, we look at the ways retail brands are adapting to Baby Boomers and how marketers in the senior living industry can do the same.

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Back in 2010, we extolled the benefits of using radio to market to Baby Boomers. But we warned you then that very soon traditional radio wouldn’t be the only game in town. Well, we were right, and we were wrong. The era of audio marketing is upon us. With increasingly tech-savvy seniors, it can be a smart addition to your…